Part of the Anti-Partisan Operations in Croatia series by H.L. deZeng IV

Dates: 13 – 17 November 1943. (1)

Objective: To retake and hold Turbe, a small town 7 kilometers west of Travnik, that was believed to be threatened with capture by the Partisans.

Enemy Forces: 5th Assault Division NOVJ?

Axis Forces:
German
Kroat. Infanterie-Rgt. 369
Croatian
- unknown, if any -

Conduct of Operations and Results: The regiment took Turbe on 15 November. There was no opposition. Why this was assigned a name and considered an anti-Partisan operation is not known.

Footnotes
1. Schraml, Franz - Kriegsschauplatz Kroatien (Neckargemünd: Kurt Vowinckel Verlag , 1962), p.73.

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